Anand D. Sarwate

Jump to other IT Society Websites:
Anand D. Sarwate portrait

Anand D. Sarwate

Assistant Professor

Affiliation: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Contact Information

Anand D. Sarwate
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
94 Brett Road.
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: (848) 445-8516

Research Interests

  • Statistical Learning and Inference
  • Detection and Estimation
  • Communication Networks
  • Shannon Theory


Anand D. Sarwate joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 2014 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2020. He received B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from MIT in 2002, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2005 and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2008. From 2008-2011 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Information Theory and Applications Center at UC San Diego and from 2011-2013 he was a Research Assistant Professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, a philanthropically endowed academic computer science institute located on the University of Chicago campus. He has been the Online Editor of the IEEE Information Theory Society (2015-) and an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks (2015-). Prof. Sarwate received the NSF CAREER award in 2015. His interests are in information theory, machine learning, and signal processing, with applications to distributed systems, privacy and security, and biomedical research.

Participation & Positions:

Board of Governors (Member, 01/01/21 until 12/31/23)
Online Committee (Member, 01/01/19 until 12/31/21)
Newsletter Editorial Committee (Member, 01/01/18 until 12/31/20)
Online Committee (Chair, 02/01/15 until 12/31/18)
Newsletter Editorial Committee (Member, 01/01/15 until 12/31/17)
Student and Outreach Subcommittee (Website coordinator, 10/01/08 until 12/31/10)
Online Committee (Member, 06/24/07 until 12/31/14)

Author Of:

A.D. Sarwate , "Robust and adaptive communication under uncertain interference", Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, Jul. 2008